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Food and macronutrient intake of elite Ethiopian distance runners

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, January 2011
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)

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Title
Food and macronutrient intake of elite Ethiopian distance runners
Published in
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, January 2011
DOI 10.1186/1550-2783-8-7
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Authors

Lukas Y Beis, Lena Willkomm, Ramzy Ross, Zeru Bekele, Bezabhe Wolde, Barry Fudge, Yannis P Pitsiladis

Abstract

Explanations for the phenomenal success of East African distance runners include unique dietary practices. The aim of the present study was to assess the food and macronutrient intake of elite Ethiopian distance runners during a period of high intensity exercise training at altitude and prior to major competition.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 2%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 114 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 28 24%
Student > Master 28 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 15%
Lecturer 9 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 6%
Other 29 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 49 41%
Medicine and Dentistry 24 20%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 20 17%
Unspecified 8 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 4%
Other 13 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 82. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 14 November 2019.
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#212,875
of 13,897,220 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
#95
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#1,059
of 98,778 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
#1
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